More than 50 homes were destroyed and two lives lost in the tragic Kangaroo Island fires. (9News)
Police went door to door, calling on residents to head for Kingscote or Penneshaw, but some still chose to stay. Members of the Australian Army are also on the island to assist.
The CFS says the Playford Highway, Ravine fire near Bark Hut is also uncontrolled, with conditions continually changing.
Australian Army’s 1st Armoured Regiment loading 6 Armoured Personnel Carriers onto the Sealink ferry from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island. (Leon Bignell/Facebook )
Army arrive on island
Adelaide wildlife rescuer Simon Adamczyk is seen with koala rescued at a burning forest near near Cape Borda on Kangaroo Island, southwest of Adelaide, Tuesday, January 7, 2020. A convoy of Army vehicles, transporting up to 100 Army Reservists and self-sustainment supplies, have arrived on Kangaroo Island as part of Operation Bushfire Assist at the request of the South Australian Government. (AAP Image/David Mariuz) NO ARCHIVING (AAP)
SES volunteers are seen at Kangaroo Island Airport on January 6, 2020. (AAP)
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